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of outrageous behavior from politicians at town halls this week. but this morning, texas representative sheila jackson lee took the disrespect to a new level, making a cell phone call while a cancer survivor asked a question. in this video, you can sele raising the phone to her ear and lowering it back down again. i think blatant disregard like that is a first, it didn't go unnoticed. take a look at how people in the audience reacted, this video has been circulating on youtube all day. >> [beep] >> seriously. really? come on. >> it's ok. >> if our conscience allow, congress' conscience allows them to -- do you think that -- sean: the congresswoman said she merely dialed president obama's health care hotline to get an answer for her constituents that sounds like she came really prepared. joining me to discuss all of this is author of "the culture of corruption" are which remains number one on "the new york times" list, michelle malkin is back with us. i don't know what's wrong, saying people are un-american, saying they have swastika, or that reaction, it tells a lot. >> it is a teachable momen
this video we have showed you all morning. texas congresswoman sheila jackson lee was at a town hall meeting. she was supposed to be listening in and directing with constituents. steve: when tracy miller, a cancer survivor, ask the question, in the middle of the question, the commerce woman took a phone call -- the commerce woman took a phone call -- the congresswoman took a phone call. >> she is not even listening. >> seriously? brian: we spoke to tracy miller earlier this morning. alisyn: tell us what the mood was as this was happening. >> people in the room were upset that she was taking a phone call. the lady behind me told cobbers woman jackson lee that she was being very rude -- told congresswoman jackson lee that she was being very rude. she snapped back at the elementary she said she could multitask. -- south back at the woman. she said she could multitask. steve: she said the reason she was on the phone was because she had called into a health-care hot line to ask for an answer to question. does that sound right to you? did it seem like she called into the hot line to ask a question
lapse? >> news you can't use, you do not want to miss this town hall moment. sheila jackson-lee, while a woman is pouring her heart out about health care, takes a phone call. we'll show you the video when we come back. bicycle, i've missed you. gathering dust, as pollen floats through the air. but with the strength of zyrtec ® , the fastest, 24-hour allergy relief, i promise not to wait as long to go for our ride. with zyrtec ® i can love the air ™ . when morning comes in the middle of the night... rooster crow. ...it affects your entire day. to get a good night's sleep, try 2-layer ambien cr. the first layer dissolves quickly to help you fall asleep. and unlike other sleep aids, a second dissolves slowly to help you stay asleep. when taking ambien cr, don't drive or operate machinery. sleepwalking, and eating or driving while not fully awake with memory loss for the event as well as abnormal behaviors such as being more outgoing or aggressive than normal, confusion, agitation and halluciations may occur. don't take it with alcohol as it may increase these behaviors. allergic react
a distraction. but what sheila jackson lee has done is not because sheila jackson lee has a consistent history of serving her constituents. >> okay. >> and i served that lady by having a town hall meeting that she could come to in the middle of the day. >> i get it. >> i look forward to working with you. >> we are out of time. congresswoman, very courageous of you to come on. i know it's a difficult thing. wolf blitzer is standing by. he, too, will be covering stories like this in "the situation room." >>> rick, thank you. happening now, something the white house is doing raising some eyebrows out there. it involves health care reform and possibly your e-mail inbox. >>> a convicted bomber seeks mercy. he's in prison for a notorious terrorist act, the bombing of pan am flight 103, killing a lot of americans. now outrage. he may soon be set free after serving only about eight years. >>> and plane down. it ditches in the middle of the sea, and a pilot stands on the plane as it sinks. you might not believe what happened next. one witness said, and i'm quoting now, i thought i'd witnessed death. i'
that. >> president obama is gearing up for two more town halls this week. the first in massachusetts tomorrow. >> texas congresswoman sheila jackson lee answering the call for healthcare reform, rather answering her cell phone during a town hall meeting. this is video on youtube. a cancer survivor. someone in the crowd can be heard saying, come on, dude. and she isn't even listening. after a vow minutes, the congresswoman hung up and swered the question. >> up next at 6:00, all you can fly, for $600, is jet blue's new deal worth the cash? and dramatic video, a pilot rescued clinging to his crashed plane in the middle of the ocean. as we go to break, the music world saying good-bye to a music legend. inventing the electric guitar as we know it. gibson les paul guitar. the grammy winning musician and inventor brought out the rise of multitrack recordings. in recent years, he still plays some new york city night spots. les paul was 94. >>> we all watched the accident moments after it happened. crystal walker and her friend were both in the car and amazed that total strangers helped. t
the rounds. sheila jackson lee on a cell phone at a town hall meeting as a cancer survivor was asking a question. someone was heard saying she's not even listening. she said she was not taking a call, she was calling a congressional hot line with answers to health care questions. joining us now, candy crowley, tom foreman and joe jackson. it certainly looks leak a literal representation of the common complaint which you've no doubt heard. you've been at these town hall meetings that members of congress aren't listening to their constituents' complaints. >> i see a political ad coming with that. it's emblem attatic, something people can use for campaign purposes. i think i've heard probably at every town hall meeting i was at yesterday, there were four of them, i heard one person say to iowa senator chuck grassley, we don't know what's going on. we don't feel as if anyone is listening to us. it's a common complaint, i have to say. people always feel that representatives of congress don't listen to people like them as they say. the fact of the matter is that right now, the passions are
. it was great. it was unscripted. it was almost a pure moment. sheila jackson lee connecting with regular working people, and a doctor, no less. you know, that's what town halls are about, not this conjured up hired activist g.o.p. fake angry yelling thing. what is it they were calling it, again? oh, yeah, i remember, astroturf. that's it. that's crazy. when i first saw this video, i was so moved by the concern of this obviously amazing physician. i thought, you know what? she's only been a physician for four years. she might be struggling. i don't know. she says they're a dying breed. maybe i should recommend her to my friends in texas. they tried looking her up and i had a hard time finding her. she was really tough to find, really, really tough, very. almost like she wasn't really a doctor tough. as it turns out, she's not a doctor, no. she's not listed in the medical records or the texas board or anything. she made it up. sheila gave her that big old spontaneous hug. what are the odds? anywho, since roxana is not a doctor, she is not as busy as a doctor really is, i wondered what does
at the cell phone town hall hosted by congresswoman sheila jackson lee, a woman who claimed to be a doctor stood up in praise of health care reform. >> i know i'm a general practitioner. >> she is a primary care physician. i love her. [applause] >> how long have you been practicing? >> four years. sean: don't be fooled. that woman is no doctor. the blog corresponded with her and she admits she lied at the event and she tried to explain herself. the blog revealed that the woman was a delegate for obama in 2008. politico.com looked at all of his speeches delivered by the president since he took office and counted the number of times he has used certain words. he has said health more than the words, iraq, iran, afghanistan and terrorism combined. here are the specifics. out of over 670,000 words reviewed, president obama has said america 3,000 time, change, 700 times and afghanistan and iraq were uttered less than 400 times. i guess protecting the homeland is a part-time job. >> now it's time for great moments in liberal foreign policy. sean: and tonight's great moments. iran's presidential e
: this woman got snubbed by sheila jackson lee at a town hall meeting on health care. as she is asking her question, the congresswoman was on the phone. she has apologized but this has outraged the citizen. find out what she wants next. % - ( rock music playing ) - ♪ oh! what do you say to a spin around the color wheel? - to paint with primer already mixed in? - ♪ yeah yeah yeah... - test samples instead of can commitments? - ♪ whoo! - what do you say we dip into our wallets less... - ♪ are you feeling it? - ...and grab ahold of the latest tools out there... - ♪ oh! ...so we can quit all that messing around with extra steps - and get busy turning our doing dials up a notch? - ♪ whoo! ♪ oh! more saving. more doing. - that's the power of the home depot. - ♪ yeah yeah yeah. call now or go to lifelock.com. ♪ brian: the obama administration seems to be pushing the nfl how it uses technology. gretchen: computer if you cash for clunkers web site. then it set up a snitch web site where you could report people oppose to the health care report plans. fishy thing. then it unsolicite
sheila jackson lee to the town hall attendee she insulted while talking on the phone during that woman's question. now that town haller, a cancer survivor and single mom is challenging congress lee to a debate. let's take a listen to the challenge tracy issued ton a youtube video. >> this time i think it is even more important that you and other members of congress hear equally from myself and others who believe that hr 3200 is bad for america and why it is bad for america. i would like to invite to you have this dialogue in a public forum or debate which is acceptable to you whoa, tracy girl joins us to tell us more about this video challenge. good morning to you. >> good morning. steve: that is brilliant. sheila jackson lee from your district in the houston area she had said well well i'm sorry tracy i hope you will come to a town hall. steve: you turned it around i will come to your town hall but i want to debate the issue. who came up with this idea? >> a friend of mine and myself both were thinking of it when we talked the next day following her interview with greta van susteren w
a little bit of a democratic town hall. are remember this from sheila jackson lee? here she appears to be talking on her cell phone as a constituent was asking her a really important question during the town hall meeting. she said she was actually calling into a healthcare hotline to better help her constituents. i talked to, ann, and i talked to her about this incident. listen to this. >> i have not seen the tape. i think it might have been a little doctored, because i don't recall being on with her, but i will tell you that i was utilizing a hotline in order to be able to give the best information i could that has been set up to help us know line and verse, but more importantly, it wasn't a call that i took. it was a call that i specifically made to be helpful, and i was engaged. if you look at that tape, i'm told, i didn't see it, my hands were pointing out. i was engaged, not in the back room, not with my back turned. eric: i went on to i beg to differ with her being engaged, that maybe she was more engaged with her cell phone call. is this just the democrats being completely ou
. >> greta: catherine, thank you very much. we know, you remember this one. congresswoman sheila jackson lee caught on tape using her cell phone while being asked a question in a town hall in texas. >> [ inaudible ] >> greta: tracy miller skopbgd woman lee that question. tracy joins us live. are you feeling differently as we are on the eve of tomorrow's summit? do you still feel fired up about health care? are you satisfied we are on the right path? >> i feel fired up. i want to see tomorrow our president come and do what he said that he was gonna do on super bowl sunday and come with a clean slate and not a proposal that is boiler plate of the house and senate bill. i want to see fresh ideas from the republicans. i know there's good ideas out there. i want to see some strong words from the republicans. and i wanna see these ideas put forward about allowing the states to solve health care problems at the state level. to increase competition across state lines. and allow small businesses trade organizes and individuals to pull together to purchase affordable health care. >> greta: are you pla
. >> baton rouge louisianan. >> again, welcome. conagra's common sheila jackson lee joining us here in statuary hall. and now another westerner is going to be joining us here in the second, and that is congressman trent franks, republican of arizona. he's working his way over here as we speak. we are going to lose him here in just a second. grab him by the arm and grabbed the that could drag him over. there you go. we will get him over to be in the meantime we want to show what this looks like. it's emptying out a little bit now. a lot of the members of congress have already spoken to the media and a lot of the media are breaking down but you're still a year and we have a republican now from arizona, trent frank. if we could, let's start by talking about your colleague, gabrielle giffords. did you get a chance to talk to her tonight? she was sitting between two members to estimate a didn't crocker tonight. she and i have had the chance to talk earlier, and i just think it was the highlight of the evening. you know, she is going to be messed around here. she is someone that has demon
good health my reality. congress people will be there at 9:00 a.m. a town hall on health at kennedy king college. i would say this, i want to thank congresswoman sheila jackson-lee, congressman rush, congressman david kelly, and congresswoman corinne brown who had to leave here. but most important dlip as congressman davis said, i thank you all for being here in the spirit of congressman rush and mr. davis' childhood story -- on august 28, he asked us would we commit to a day of nonviolence in the city of chicago and across this nation. and as congresswoman kelly said -- sometimes if you were preaching to the choir. i think we know the answer to that question. but in that spirit and leading us in a celebration of positivity to the end of the evening, if you would commit to that day and every day, would you please stand up. let's have a safe evening this evening on friday. god bless the city of chicago and god bless these united states of america. thank you so much. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2
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